skipper
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (nautical)
a. el capitán
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la capitana
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The skipper wants you on the bridge right now.El capitán te quiere ver en el puente de mando ya mismo.
b. el patrón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la patrona
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The skipper and crew of the tug were arrested and charged with human trafficking.El patrón y la tripulación del remolcador fueron detenidos y acusados de tráfico de personas.
2. (sports)
a. el capitán
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la capitana
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The skipper received the trophy from the President.La capitana recibió el trofeo de manos del Presidente.
3. (form of address)
a. el jefe
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la jefa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
OK. Whatever you say, skipper!De acuerdo. ¡Lo que usted diga, jefe!
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (nautical)
a. capitanear
Ben skippered the yacht on its transatlantic crossing.Ben capitaneó el yate en su travesía transatlántica.
5. (sports)
a. capitanear
I skippered the team in the final as Owen was injured.Capitaneé el equipo en la final porque Owen estaba lesionado.
b. conducir
Charlie skippered the team to the championship three years in a row.Charlie condujo el equipo al campeonato tres años seguidos.
c. llevar
In her last game, Jessica skippered the Wanderers to victory in the final.En su último partido, Jessica llevó a las Wanderers a la victoria en la final.
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skipper
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of ship)
a. el patrón(ona) m,f, capitán(ana)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
la patrón(ona) m,f, capitán(ana)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (of team)
a. el capitán(ana)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
la capitán(ana)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (colloquial)
a. capitanear
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skipper [ˈskɪpəʳ]
noun
(Dep) capitánanacapitana (m) (f);ana capitana (Náut) capitánanacapitana (m) (f);ana capitana patrónapatróa (m) (f);a patróa
well, you're the skipper bueno, tú eres el jefe
transitive verb
[+boat] capitanear; patronear; [+team] capitanear
he skippered the team for 10 years
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